Assessment Engineer

Assessment Engineer

Job Title: Assessment Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: $45.31 p/h plus super
Start Date: 26th October 2020
Reference: LSC0906
Contact Name: Lucia Schefermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 29, 2020 11:46

Job Description

Public Sector People (PSP) are currently looking to speak to an Assessment Engineer to join a Local Government on a temporary basis.
  • Start 26 October 2020
  • Full time hours a week
  • South East Suburbs
  • $45.31 per hour plus superannuation 
  • Police Check Required 
Purpose of the role: To contribute to the integrated, responsive and effective delivery of engineering assessment of development applications, the monitoring of development permits and the provision of expert engineering advice to all
stakeholders with the goal of facilitating high quality, efficient and sustainable development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Undertake the assessment of planning (MCU's, Reconfigurations) applications and Operational Works (OPW) applications in multi-disciplinary professional and technical project teams in the assessment of development applications to achieve outcomes in accordance with Council's goals and the community's expectations.
  • Provide expert engineering assessment of development applications and professional advice to internal and external stakeholders aimed at delivering high-quality, consistent and sustainable outcomes that
    comply with engineering best practice and meet corporate and community needs.
  • Prepare reports and written advice, coordinate and negotiate infrastructure works, contributions and agreements, monitor permit conditions and operational works and determine the acceptance or
    otherwise of contributed assets in accordance with the requirements of SPA and Council's adopted instruments and policies..
Key Requirements: 
  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering Degree or other relevant tertiary qualification with extensive experience in Civil Engineering works associated with the Development Industry.
  • Possession of current Class “C” Drivers Licence
  • Demonstrated extensive professional knowledge of and experience in all aspects of engineering design and construction relevant to the delivery of development assessment services in a local government
    environment. This would include earthworks, roadworks, water supply, sewerage reticulation , storm water hydraulics/drainage, sediment and erosion control, etc.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the Queensland development assessment legislative framework, including the relevant provisions of the Sustainable Planning Act 2009, Queensland Urban Drainage
    Manual, relevant Australian Standards and civil engineering best practice to deliver high quality sustainable development outcomes.
  • Well developed written, research, analytical and conceptual skills including demonstrated ability and professional judgment in interpreting legislation, codes and relevant standards, preparing reports and recommendations, assessing development applications and setting conditions for approval.
Get in touch for more information!

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other positions within Local Government, please contact Lucia Schefermann on (03) 8535 3111 |

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